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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #91872: Action and Stative Verbs
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    Action and Stative Verbs


    Action Verbs            They show an action rather than a state.

                                  They describe things we do or things that happen.

                                  Action verbs can be used in continuous tenses.

                                  They are sometimes known as ' Dynamic or Active Verbs '.

                                   ( eat, learn, read, reach, jump, run, go etc )


    Stative Verbs            They describe a state rather than an action.

                                   They show thought or opinions, emotions, senses, possession.

                                   Stative Verbs can't be used in continuous tenses.

                                   They are sometimes known as ' State Verbs '.

                                   ( believe, understand, have, hate, love, hear, depend, dislike, concern, consist etc )





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    1. - What at? - I am looking at this funny black dog.
    2. I a bag full of these tin soldiers. I collected them when I was a kid.
    3. This girl standing next to your brother very pretty.
    4. I don't know her but she like such a nice girl.
    5. I my doctor today at twelve o'clock. I have regular checkups.
    6. - What about our new president? - I don't think much of him.
    7. Don't interrupt me! I about my exam now.
    8. I dinner with my friends now. Can you call me later?
    9. Tom has been driving for ten hours. I he must be tired.
    10. I eat a lot of chocolate because I sweets.
    11. Look at my sons! They a letter to Santa Claus.
    12. They a letter to Santa Claus every winter.
    13. My coffee bitter. Pass me the sugar, please.
    14. We our first baby. It will be a boy.
    15. Helen geometry with her father at the moment.








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